Are character restrictions alphanumeric only?

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    rscrental
    Asked on May 05, 2010 at 05:53 PM
    Hi, working on a form with a matrix comprised of text boxes.  I want to restrcit entry of characters to these fields so that they are alphanumeric only -- essentially no commas or other special characters should be submitted with the form.  Anything built in or suggestions on how to remove pre- or post- submission?

    Getting the data out of the matrix has been difficult so we've thrown together an Excel spreadsheet that parses through the CSV to create properly tabulated data, but extraneous commas are killing the output.

    THANKS!
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    aytekin
    Answered on May 06, 2010 at 02:58 PM
    I added your requests to our suggestions list. Thanks.
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    serkan
    Answered on May 27, 2010 at 10:27 AM
    You can add validation to matrix input fields by adding this class name to them

    validate[AlphaNumeric]

    Such as:

    <input class="form-textbox validate[AlphaNumeric]" type="text" size="5" name="q9_matrix[2][]" />

    if matrix is required try this


    <input class="form-textbox validate[required, AlphaNumeric]" type="text" size="5" name="q9_matrix[2][]" />


    I haven't tried this but it should work.